Originally Posted: Mar. 3rd, 2007
Length/Rating: 100 words, PG, Gen, Dark
Summary: The heart remembers what the mind forgets. (Helen Pevensie)
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At first she thought it was the war, the separation, shared trauma that had made them old before their time. But the moments built, one upon another, until she couldn’t cling to that hope any longer.
Snatches of conversation she was never meant to hear, gestures, movements, the way they held themselves when no one was looking. It reminded her of royalty, royalty and age, with the eyes of those who’d been through war somewhere other than the country. Like flashes of lighting, these four strangers who looked out from familiar eyes.
But they were still her children… weren’t they?